CougSat Satellite

Spacecraft CougSat (CougSat‑1)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Falcon 9
Organization Washington State University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters US

Educational mission and CubeSat platform development.


Educate undergraduate students and establish a long term cubesat development program for future students, who will benefit from the institutional knowledge and resources obtained.

Provide real world experience collaborating on a challenging STEM project. Allow opportunities for leadership growth and develop project management skills Increase awareness about the aerospace industry and provide networking opportunities to those in the industry. Integrate with local communities through outreach and drive interest for future STEM students. Photograph Earth and send images back. Study the effects of microgravity on the germination of dehydrated pea seeds in a pressurized chamber. 

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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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